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Gifts given….now, time for a “reveal”………

The first “hints” are here and here. A huge vintage playtime for me and was gifted last Sunday afternoon at my smaller, local quilt group. Our annual Christmas gathering was totally joyous and without weather complications! In fact, fun enough … Continue reading

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Absent but not quiet……………

Projects of the secret kind continue to come together in my little “elf” studio. Although time seems to be in less than sufficient supply (or, maybe, it’s energy….mine!), I am finishing a large-ish wall hanging for a friend. Begun years … Continue reading

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It’s (another) Monday!!!!!!………

Although, I’m aware that every day is a Friday…….in the life of a retiree!!!! Last Saturday kicked off the local (upcoming) Holiday Season with the annual Holiday Craft Event held at the high school. A dreary November morning greeted all … Continue reading

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Out-the-door……and a tutorial………

That’s where this little beauty went……..  Now, a couple of last pieces of info to finish up. Thread……The blue sky background was my fave Glide, in the color of the wings……..  I wasn’t exactly sure how this would work, but … Continue reading

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One Word Wednesday……TEXTURE!!!!!………

I know I’ve said it so many times already but, quilts/quilted pieces just come alive with the final stitching “ingredient” ………..from this………         ……..to this………      I never cease to be amazed!!!!! LOL!!! Threads: (top) {dress}Invisifil,100wt,poly & {wings} Sulky ‘Sliver-Holoshimmer’; (bobbin) Connecting … Continue reading

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“Angelic” progress……….

Was made on this client’s quilt. It’s approx. 48” in diameter and has many bias edges in those stitchings!!!! The beginnings of this may be found here.       The wings are the current areas being “feathered”…………..    The pinkish … Continue reading

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The “rest of the story”………

Is this beautiful ‘finish’ (which was gifted last Saturday)…….          The photos, above/below, do not do it justice. The ‘eggplant’ color is so rich I can’t seem to capture it correctly. The very beginnings of this one may be found here … Continue reading

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First steps……………….

In this next project (first shown at the end of this post), stabilizing the sandwich so that I can manipulate it under the needle of my Sweet 16 without the sandwich shifting or creating pleats/puckers somewhere in the initial process. … Continue reading

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Progress is always a good thing……..

At least when it comes to stitching….hmmm??? Quilt beginnings found here.   Am loving the texture!!!! Not sure what’s next……..the quilt will speak I’m sure!!!!

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Some days are spent in the ditch……..

Stitching, that is!!!!     My thread of choice is this beautiful Isacord………….. It was so nice to be working with the newly installed LED light strip (see here) from Inspired LED. I placed the on/off switch in a convenient spot … Continue reading

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Monday Design Wall……Finish!!!………….

Yes, it’s finished (are you as glad as I am????)! All washed, dried and folded ready to head South with us. As you may (or may not) be aware, I reside in the “camp” of not pre-washing my fabric in … Continue reading

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The next step………………..

Involves a bit more doodling to come up with a stitching design for the batik fabrics in my “Seeing Starz” quilt. The leafy feathers were so much fun, and very much “in my comfort zone” (love all kinds of feathers!!!!) … Continue reading

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Friday (client) Finish………….

Ya just gotta love that!!!!!! “Sun-Shard Quilt”- Very modern; very clean; very simple with high impact! Photos……….the “big picture” (with a few pins needing to be removed!)….. This is a good sized quilt….74”x 92”. A couple of peeks at the … Continue reading

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Questions……..

There have been several commenters asking about the ruler I used to create the grid pattern on the sampler quilt I’m currently working on. The ruler works with both DSM (domestic sewing machines) and mid/long arm machines. Rather than the … Continue reading

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